Geography and Environment Program By Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode Online
  • Course Intensity Full Time
Geography is a science devoted to the study and description of the biophysical, socioeconomic and political phenomena that take place on the surface of the planet. It emphasizes the interaction among these phenomena, mainly their location and distribution, with the aim to understand territorial dynamics, current management methods, environmental impact and reverse the negative processes in order to achieve sustainable development. Geography offers new geospatial analysis techniques, being the most significant: field data survey, geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, global positioning system (GPS) and modeling. As a geographer, thanks to your knowledge of the territory, you will contribute to the national, regional and local development based on the development of land management plans, integrated plans of water resources management, disaster risk management plans and environmental management plans, among other actions.

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The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is the oldest private university in Peru, founded in 1917 by the priest Jorge Dintilhac. It reaches its centenary, occupying the first place in the national sphere and one of the first positions in Latin America.

This positioning is a recognition of the quality of its teaching, research, social responsibility, contribution to culture, and undeniable academic and institutional leadership, possible thanks to the permanent effort of our entire university community.

The PUCP offers 52 majors spread over our 16 faculties. In addition, have a Business School called Centrum PUCP where a large amount of valuable postgraduate programs are taught.

The PUCP offers to its entire community and foreign students the possibility of internationalizing their university and research experiences through its programs and agreements with educational institutions in different countries.

The PUCP's goal is to promote research activities to generate new knowledge, technological development and provide solutions to problems and questions of a scientific nature. For this reason, it promotes quality research at all levels of academic training, from general studies to postgraduate studies. It has more than 22 research centers and laboratories.

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